UK Shops That Sell US/JAP Games

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  1. Bob Evil
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    I would like to create a list of UK retailers that stock import titles ... either US or Japanese ... for the benefit of the users of this site.

    If you live in the UK, and there is a shop that you know, that is in the UK, that sells imported titles, could you please post it here?


    In your post could you please state the name of the shop, its location, along with any contact details you may have for it, as well as stating what imported formats it sells, if possible. Thank you.

    I'll get the ball rolling ...

    GameShop
    Upper 41-42
    Stretford Mall
    Chester Road
    Stretford
    Manchester M32 9BD.

    Tel.No. 0161-864 3444

    Sells :
    PS3, NDS, PS2, 360, Xbox, PS1, GBA - [Games & Hardware] {US only}
     
  2. jalaneme

    jalaneme Female Gamer

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    there is a computer exchange in central london that sells a load of retro stuff, not sure on the adress though.
     
  3. Bob Evil
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    Is it CEX, by any chance?
     
  4. jalaneme

    jalaneme Female Gamer

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    yeah thats the place i am talking about the CEX in london has a huge retro section, i'm not sure if it's the same now though.
     
  5. Psyfira

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    CeX are a chain store, the Southampton one used to sell a couple of imports too. They've got stores across the country, see their website for locations.

    Also: Gametron Exchange, 43 Burleigh Street, Cambridge, CB1 1DJ . Don't know if it's still there but they sell second hand stuff as well as import games and import toys. Picked up some pretty cute FFIX keyrings in there a few years back [​IMG]

    And there's a store in Canterbury, only been there once though so I'll have to do some digging to figure out what it was called.
     
  6. Bob Evil
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    Bob Evil The Department of Home-Made Insecurity

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    We have a CEX in Manchester, near Piccadilly Station, but it mostly just sells phones now.

    I remember when Leeds & Manchester had many import shops ... but now, they are almost all gone.
     
  7. jalaneme

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    CeX no longer sell imports. Lets just say the big boys were a tad miffed as they count it as breaking uk release dates.
     
  9. ShadowXP

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    Media Entertainment Ltd
    25 Meridian Centre
    Havant, PO9 1UW
    023 92480999

    They sell import NDS & PSP titles.
     
  10. jalaneme

    jalaneme Female Gamer

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    i asked them about this new policy and they said they still do take in imports and sell them too.
     
  11. SavageWaffle

    SavageWaffle GBAtemp Maniac

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    BestGamers in London. Not a chain. Sells Jap Imports. Even sells Jap Wii;s there.